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Banister-back armchair


Object number

RIF4718

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Unknown

Date

1740–1760

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Rhode Island, Possibly made in Little Compton, Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Maple (primary); ash (secondary)

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

William and Mary

Provenance

Antique Associates at West Townsend, Inc., Massachusetts, 2010

Associated names

Antique Associates at West Townsend, Inc., Massachusetts

Notes

The reels below the ogee turnings on the backposts above the seat are a feature associated with chairs made in Little Compton.

Bibliography

"Antique Associates at West Townsend, Inc.," http://www.aaawt.com/html/gallery3.html (accessed February 17, 2010), "Outstanding Banister-Back Armchair".